Chemistry with Industrial Experience (4 years) [MChem]
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UCAS course code: F101
Degree awarded: MChem
Duration: 4 years
Number of places/applicants: We receive approximately 1000 applications annually for 230 places in year 1.
Typical A level offer: Grades AAA including chemistry plus one other science or maths subject. If you miss the MChem grades, but meet the BSc grades (AAB), you will automatically be offered a place for BSc Chemistry.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer: 36 points overall with a grade of 6 in each of 3 Higher Level subjects to include chemistry and one other science or mathematics. If English is not offered as one of the Diploma subjects (SL or HL) then a score of 6.0 at IELTS (or an equivalent approved qualification) must be offered.
Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 306 9271
Choosing to study Chemistry can open the door to an exciting range of career options. From practical scientist through research technologist to academic specialist, all can be reached, in part, through this contemporary, multi-disciplinary degree programme. Our innovative skills-based curriculum will give you the tools to succeed in your degree and our award-winning careers service will assist you in making choices for your future.
Our courses will equip you with an armoury of skills to take into the world of work, including the ability to analyse problems, to work collaboratively as part of a team, and to develop laboratory, numeracy and communication skills. You will also gain an appreciation for a subject which links so many scientific disciplines through applications and examples as well as practical work and learning through research. In lectures, the topics and examples you discuss will be taken from the latest research, much of which is carried out right here by the School's academics.
Undertaking a placement in industry will allow you to develop real-world expertise and earn a salary whilst completing the third year of your degree. The transferable skills that you gain will prove invaluable in helping to shape your future career. In recent years companies our students have undertaken placements with include GlaxoSmithKline, Reckitt Benckiser, AstraZeneca, Roche, AzkoNobel, Lucozade Ribena Suntory and Cancer Research UK.
Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2018 will be £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £22,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate student finance pages.
The University of Manchester is committed to attracting and supporting the very best students. We have a focus on nurturing talent and ability and we want to make sure that you have the opportunity to study here, regardless of your financial circumstances. It is estimated that more than a third of our students will receive bursaries of up to £2,500 per year and many will be offered even more generous support. For information about scholarships/bursaries/sponsorship please see our undergraduate fees pages and visit the School website www.chemistry.manchester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/scholarships/